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Study Reveals: Trans Teens More Likely to Attempt Suicide

Study Reveals: Trans Teens More Likely to Attempt Suicide

By Kilian Melloy | Sep 18
A new study finds "disparities by gender identity in suicide attempts" among teenagers. The most at-risk group, the study says, are trans males, who, as a group, have just over a 50% incidence of suicide attempts.

Wilmington Isle: Food, Water Handouts Set in Isolated City

Wilmington Isle: Food, Water Handouts Set in Isolated City

By Chuck Burton and Martha Waggoner | Sep 18
With one of North Carolina's largest cities still mostly cut off by floodwaters from Hurricane Florence, officials prepared to begin distributing food, water and tarps to Wilmington residents.

Trump-Tape-Hunting Tom Arnold, 'Apprentice' Producer Scuffle

Trump-Tape-Hunting Tom Arnold, 'Apprentice' Producer Scuffle

Sep 17
A scuffle between Tom Arnold and a producer of "The Apprentice" has led to an exchange on social media.

Musical Medicine: Recovery Unplugged

Musical Medicine: Recovery Unplugged

By Matthew Wexler | Sep 17
Recovery Unplugged uses the power of music to help patients heal from alcohol and drug addiction, and the results are proof-positive that music-based recovery can provide long-lasting impact.

Kavanaugh Willing to Talk to Panel, Arrives at White House

Kavanaugh Willing to Talk to Panel, Arrives at White House

By Darlene Superville and Lisa Mascaro | Sep 17
Supreme Court nominee Brett Kavanaugh said Monday he was willing to speak to the Senate Judiciary Committee to "refute" the charge that he sexually assaulted a woman while in high school.

Accuser's Story of Attack Roils Plan for Kavanaugh Vote

Accuser's Story of Attack Roils Plan for Kavanaugh Vote

By Darlene Superville and Lisa Mascaro | Sep 17
Judge Brett Kavanaugh's confirmation for the Supreme Court is taking an uncertain turn as Republican senators express concern over a woman's private-turned-public allegation that a drunken Kavanaugh groped her at a party when they were teenagers.

Steve Bannon: Time's Up is Most Powerful Political Movement

Steve Bannon: Time's Up is Most Powerful Political Movement

Sep 17
President Donald Trump's former chief strategist says he's surprised the #MeToo movement hasn't had more impact on corporate America.

Florence, A Wet and Unwanted Visitor, Besieges Carolinas

Florence, A Wet and Unwanted Visitor, Besieges Carolinas

By Jeffrey Collins and Jonathan Drew | Sep 15
Florence already has proven deadly with its nearly nonstop rain, surging seawater and howling winds, and the threats are days from ending as remnants from what was a major hurricane swirl over the Carolinas.

NJ Congressman's Remarks About Gay Adoption Spark Controversy

NJ Congressman's Remarks About Gay Adoption Spark Controversy

Sep 15
A recording published by an LGBTQ publication appears to suggest that New Jersey Republican representative Chris Smith believes children in need of adoption would fare better in orphanages than in families headed by same-sex parents.

Everyone Wants Answers: Mass., Feds Hunt for Gas Blast Cause

Everyone Wants Answers: Mass., Feds Hunt for Gas Blast Cause

By Bob Salsberg | Sep 14
Investigators worked Friday to pinpoint the cause of a series of fiery natural gas explosions that killed a teen driver in his car just hours after he got his license, injured at least 25 others and left dozens of homes in smoldering ruins.

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